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Date: 26 Jul 2006 17:24:59 GMT
From: John B <>
Subject: Re: Fuel Question for 9-3

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:24:04 GMT, Daniel Anderson wrote: > Does Saab recommend premium fuel for the 9-3 (2002 and after) or can you use > regular unleaded? > The 9-3 will run on regular (e.g. 87 octane) gasoline, but there will be a substantial performance pentalty as compared to using higher octane blends. This is because the 9-3's turbo engine can achieve higher boost pressures with higher octane gas before predetonation occurs. John -- Posted via a free Usenet account from

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